Horse & Mule Events
Teams, drivers, and trainers come from all over the East Coast to compete in the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival’s Horse & Mule Competitions! Check out our schedule of events to find out when you can see these skilled teams work.
Divisions and Prizes
Light (3,300 lbs and under), Heavy (3,301 lbs and over)
1st – $300 6th – $175
2nd – $275 7th – $150
3rd – $250 8th – $124
4th – $225 9th – $100
5th – $200 10th – $100
Class A (52″ and under), Class B (53″ and over)
1st – $200 2nd – $180
3rd – $160 4th – $140
5th – $120 6th – $100
Horse Single, Horse Team Mule Single, Mule Team
(Horse Teams Only)
1st – $100 6th – $50
2nd – $90 7th – $40
3rd – $80 8th – $30
4th – $70 9th – $20
5th – $60 10th – $20
Horse & Mule Registration
Blue Ridge Folklife Festival – October 28, 2023
Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia
Preregistration for Blue Ridge Folklife Festival Horse & Mule Events is not required, but you can save time by registering your animal(s) online now.
PERMISSIONS AND LIABILITIES:
By submitting this registration form to enter your animals in the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival, October 28, 2023, you are agreeing to the following:
1. Ferrum College, its sponsors, directors, officers, employees, and agents will not be held liable for any injury or damage incurred by myself, my entry(s), my helpers, my animals, or my property before, during, or after the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival.
2. I accept liability and responsibility for any damage or injuries my animals cause to any person or property before, during, or after the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival.
3. I will conduct myself in a safe and courteous manner at all times.
4. I grant Ferrum College the right to photograph, video, and/or record me and my entry(s) at the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival in any medium, and to use my name, photograph, and/or likeness in any reasonable manner, including publication in any medium.